JPMorgan Japanese Investment Trust plc

ISIN:GB0001740025 Bloomberg ticker:JFJ LN

The JPMorgan Japanese Investment Trust plc benefits from our expertise gained as one of Japan’s leading foreign asset managers, with over 40 years’ experience in seeking out the most attractively valued Japanese stocks.

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For information on charges relating to this trust please check Trust factsheet.
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* All other figures shown are as at close of business on 27/07/2016 using the cum income NAV per share with debt at fair value.

About this trust

  • Investment objective

    • Aims to produce capital growth from a portfolio of Japanese equities. The company has the ability to use borrowing to gear the portfolio within the range of 5% net cash to 15% geared in normal market conditions.

  • Fund facts

    • Total fund size: £676,528,828
    •  (as at 30/06/2016)
    • Benchmark: Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) (Total Return Net)
    • Investment style: Growth
    • Sector: Far East
  • Risk warnings

    The value of investments and the income from them can go down and up, and you may not get back as much as you paid in. Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    For further risks associated with this trust please refer to the 'Key risks' section below.

Performance

Cumulative performance of an original investment of £100.

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You should remember that past performance is not a guide to the future.
Source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Total return, net of charges and any applicable fees using cum income Net Asset Values (NAVs) debt at par with net dividend (if any) reinvested, in sterling. For detail see the Trust’s latest Report & Accounts.

Fund Managers

  • Nicholas Weindling

    Nicholas Weindling, Executive Director, is an investment manager with the Japan team of Pacific Regional Group in Tokyo. He joined the firm in 2006 from Baillie Gifford in Edinburgh where he spent four years, initially as a UK large cap analyst and latterly as a Japanese equities investment manager. Nicholas obtained BA (Hons) in History from Pembroke College, Cambridge.

  • Shoichi Mizusawa

    Shoichi Mizusawa, managing director, is a senior investment manager with the Japan team of Pacific Regional Group in Tokyo. He joined the firm in 1997 as a marketing manager responsible for Japan pension funds and took up his current role in 2000. Prior to joining the firm, Shoichi spent four years with Postipankki as the Tokyo representative in capital markets. He began his career with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in 1989. Shoichi obtained and a B.A. in political science and economics from Waseda University and an M.B.A. from Simon Fraser University.

Important information

Key attributes
  • Broad exposure of 60-80 Japanese companies.
  • Benefits from J.P. Morgan's standing as one of Japan's leading foreign asset managers, with over 40 years' experience in the market.
  • Disciplined investment process focusing on first-hand company research and analysis, with over 2,400 company visits each year.
Essential information

Shares and debentures (if any) in an investment trust are not subject to the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) restrictions for marketing Non-mainstream Pooled Investment products, therefore investment trust products can be marketed to retail investors directly or via Independent Financial Advisers.

Charges

For information on charges relating to this trust please check the Trust factsheet.

Key risks
  • Exchange rate changes may cause the value of underlying overseas investments to go down as well as up.
  • External factors may cause an entire asset class to decline in value. Prices and values of all shares or all bonds could decline at the same time.
  • This trust may utlilise gearing (borrowing) which will exaggerate market movements both up and down.
  • This trust may also invest in smaller companies which may increase its risk profile.
Annual and half year reports
Annual general meeting

Date: 20th December 2016
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: 60 Victoria Embankment, London EC4 OJP.

AGM Presentation 2015

Proxy Voting as at:

18 December 2015

19 December 2014

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